posted at the Cohort by Don Kincl
Oscar The Grouch,
Your prom limo is here.
It is a shame to see it in this condition. Hopefully, its owner can afford to restore it.
A perfect presidential limo!
Needs to be a faded orange colour though.
And much, MUCH wider!
The tail light filler sections look like an aftermarket replacement job. That’s a start!
Sad old girl. This is early 1980’s, exactly which year is hard to tell. The last year for the production RWD Fleetwood 75 was 1984. These never got the auto-destructing HT4100 engine. They kept the 368 cube V8-6-4, which was a perfectly good engine once you deactivated the variable displacement feature. They aren’t the easiest Cadillacs to restore, because there are a number of unique interior and trim parts, and there is the extra complexity of the rear A/C and extra wiring for the dual controls. Values aren’t particularly high, despite super low production. Not everyone has space to keep one of these.
I think this may have been the first Fleetwood 75 that was never an attractive car from the start. The changes made to the standard wheelbase sedans just never worked on these.
There are few things sadder than an old luxury limo looking like it belongs outside of a crack house.
This has got Caddymino written all over it, probably get a full 8′ box on that one.
Turn this puppy into Deathmobile 2 for the next Animal House…and yes, it needs to be filmed in Eugene.
I believe the grand parade finale was actually inflicted on the unsuspecting citizens of little Cottage Grove.
Its seen better days sure but it hasnt rusted out yet a quick repaint would tidy it up but I’d drive it as is.
This car has appeared on CC before, as the lead photo in the following article:
Oops. My bad.
I’ve been digging around the Cohort from a few years back, mining for things we might have missed. 🙂
I bet the only thing that “moves” that Caddie are the massive subwoofers in the trunk. Can’t have no Caddie without some thump in da’ trunk.
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